Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Christian N. Roth[1]

Male 1857 - 1938  (81 years)


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  • Name Christian N. Roth 
    Born 2 Jan 1857  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1877  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Amish Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51316 
    Died 16 Apr 1938  [5, 6
    Cause: pneumonia (four days) 
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I51316  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Roth,   b. 22 May 1828, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1869  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Catharine Lichti,   b. 1 Feb 1826, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1910, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F13272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Schwartzentruber,   b. 7 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1922, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1877  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Veronica Roth,   b. 14 Jan 1882, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1970  (Age 88 years)
     2. Catherine Roth,   b. 27 Aug 1885, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1983, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Christian S. Roth,   b. 12 Nov 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Leah Roth,   b. 1 Jul 1890, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Roth,   b. 2 Oct 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lydia S. Roth,   b. 1 Sep 1895, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 79 years)
     7. Jacob S. Roth,   b. 25 Jan 1897, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jan 1857 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1877 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1877 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Roth - Christian N., son of Christian and Catherine (Lichty) Roth, was born in Wellsley, Ont., Jan. 2, 1857; died April 16, 1938; aged 81 y. 3 m. 14 d. After an attack of pneumonia for four days, he passed quietly away. At the age of sixteen he was baptized and united with the Amish Mennonite Church to which faith he staunchly held until his death. He was united in marriage to Lydia Swartzentruber on Sept. 25, 1877, who preceded him in death Sept. 17, 1922. Two sons and five daughters mourn his departure (Mrs. Fanny Wagler, Wellsley; Mrs. Katie Bender, New Hamburg; Christ S., Britton; Leah S., at home; Mrs. Mary Streicher, Milverton; Mrs. Lydia Bender, New Hamburg; Jacob S., Ontario, Calif.); also 32 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, 4 brothers and 1 adopted son mourn his departure. Funeral services were held at the Maple View Amish Mennonite Church, conducted by Bros. Peter Nafziger, Dan Lebold, and Moses Roth. Texts, I Thess. 2: 12, 13; II Cor. 5: 1.

      "Father, thou hast left us lonely, sorrow fills our heart today;But we hope ere long to meet thee, where all tears are wiped away."

      Gospel HeralD - Vol. XXXI, No. 9 - June 2, 1938, Page 189, 190, 191, 192

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 11 Oct 1875.
      25 Sep 1877 By Pastor John Gascho in Baden, Christian Roth of Wellesley was married to Lydia Schwartzentruber of Wilmot.

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 1.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 17.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Christian Roth Born: Wellesley Township Age: 20 Father: Christian Roth Mother: Catharine Roth Born: abt 1857 Spouse: Lydia Schwartzentruber Age: 19 born: Wilmot Township Father: Christian Schwartzentruber Mother: Veronica Schwartzentruber married 25 Sep 1877 married: Waterloo, Wilmot Township

    5. [S520] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Maple View Amish Mennonite CC#4532 Internet Link.
      Christian N./ Roth/ Born Jan. 2, 1857/ Died Apr. 16, 1938/ Aged 81 Yrs. 3 Ms. 14 Days

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 2, 1938 - Obituary of Christian N. Roth.

    7. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 1.

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 43.